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Publications

The Center for Rural Health produces publications of several types, including maps and presentations.

2009

Potentially Preventable Readmissions in Rural Hospitals
Examines potentially preventable readmission rates for rural and urban hospitals, and discusses the rural implications of policy initiatives to reduce readmission rates.
Author(s): Klug, M., Muus, K., Casey, M., Moscovice, I.
Date: August 2009
Type: Policy Brief
An Environmental Scan of Health and Healthcare in North Dakota: Establishing the Baselines for Positive Health Transformation
The Environmental Scan of Health and Healthcare in North Dakota was conducted from December 2008 to February 2009. This report provides an overview of selected health and healthcare issues in North Dakota.
Author(s): Volkov, B., Gibbens, B., & Wakefield, M.
Date: March 2009
Type: Report
Lessons Learned from Electronic Health Record Implementation at Three North Dakota Critical Access Hospitals
Highlights common successes and challenges experienced during an electronic health record (EHR) implementation project involving three Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in North Dakota. Offers recommendations for future Health Information Technology implementation processes.
Project: Flex
Author(s): John Snow, Inc.
Date: March 2009
Type: Report
Native Aging Visions, Spring 2009
Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Date: March 2009
Type: Newsletter
The Small Hospital Improvement Program Report: Fiscal Year 2007–2008
Project: Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program
Author(s): Miller, M.
Date: March 2009
Type: Report
Written Testimony of Dr. Jacqueline Gray. Oversight Hearing on Youth Suicide in Indian Country: Hearings before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee
Hearing on youth suicide in Indian Country with the Senate of Indian Affairs Committee
Author(s): Gray, J.S.
Date: March 2009
Type: Testimony
North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program Annual Report
Year 9: September 2007 - August 2008
Project: Flex
Author(s): Miller, M.
Date: February 2009
Type: Report
A College Suicide Prevention Model for American Indian Students
This article outlines the model developed for the American Indian Support Team from funding through the Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to focus on reducing suicide risk of American Indian students at the University of North Dakota.
Author(s): Muehlenkamp, J.J., Marrone, S., Gray, J.S., & Brown, D.
Publication: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice , 40(2), 134-140
Date: 2009
Type: Journal Article
Body Mass Index and Cancer Screening in Older American Indian and Alaska Native Men
The study looked at the prevalence of fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing among American Indian and Alaska Native men within the past year by age and rurality and determined if body mass index (BMI) was associated with cancers screening.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): Muus, K., Baker-Demaray, T., McDonald, L., Ludtke, R., Allery, A., Andy Bogart, A., Goldberg, J., Ramsey, S., & Buchwald, D.
Publication: The Journal of Rural Health, 25(1), 104-108
Date: 2009
Type: Journal Article
Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program's Impact on North Dakota
Since the program began (2002) each of North Dakota's 33 eligible small rural hospitals has received an average of $9,000 each year. To date, the total impact to North Dakota is $1.6 million.
Project: Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program
Author(s): Miller, M.
Date: 2009
Type: Report